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in inland california area where they've had big problems with people working in way overheated warehouses, equipment that's not safe. this is what this is about. they've got a problem there. >> what the unions are doing, and again, wal-mart is not unionized, but the unions want the workers to walk out, they're focusing on this extra work that they have to do on thanksgiving pay, for which, by the way, they're paid double time and get all sorts of bonuses. >> yeah. wal-mart is facing a number of protests across the country. not just for overtime. there has been a push to unionize wal-mart the real issue is that wal-mart hires a lot of people from the grocery industry where they actually get paid less, they get less in the way of health benefits, and that's why you saw pass mark and others go out of business because they were running their business models right, employees were worst served than wal-mart serves their own employees. i'm not advocating for wal-mart. it will be a pipe dream to unionize wal-mart because you have to do it from store to store. >> the point is that times are tough
money is spent? the once bankrupt city of ayaho, california decide to go let its taxpayers vote how to spend 30% of its budget. but victoria says this is a bad idea. this is a flip side. explain. >> i know. it's hard because truly we don't trust our politicians to do the right things 'cause they haven't done the right things in the past. however, i think that is their job. we should hold them accountable and there should be transparency. what we've seen in the state o california is really a grand experiment in voter democracy. it has failed we have the highest tax rates in the nation and yet our school funding is bottom of the barrel and our schools rank bottom in the nation. so this kind of -- it doesn't work. you have to have accountability somewhere and it should be in ou elected officials. >> rick used to live in calirnia. now he lives in new york. is it because of this, rick? >> actually no. it's because of you, david. [ laughter ] >> right. >> i actually agree with victoria on the point that voter democracy has not paid off very well in california. but this is a bit difference
this massive type of youts you'll see all insurance companies, wheth you're in california, montana or new york, you're going to have, you know, going to have rates go up. the second things, used cars, same thing i katrina you have a whole bunch of cars taken off the market because they're not usable and all of a sudden used car prices go up, 10, 20, saw the up 20% reported last week d all the way across, diesel oil. we're going to see i across the state it's not just a northeast issue. >> brenda: gary k, what do you think of that? >> toby is absolutely right. whenever you have shortages with an event like this, especially in highly populated area, lumber, building materials, we can run the gamut here. prices go higher and costs go higher to business and consumers and that will definitively effect an economy. especially still trying to get up. a very tough thing to watch. >> brenda: gary b. is it having an impact or limited and temporary? >> the latter brenda, yes. look, it's the less, less temporary and less limited, i think the closer you were to the northeast. so, people obviously on long is
to get in on the action. joining me now is the president and ceo of a company in california. we are talking about miracle matter monitor. how you invest in a? >> thank you for having me on your show. well, there is a plethora of different ways to look at the market. one of the easiest ways is you want to be an active investor or a passive investor. the second question that you ask yourself is do i want to be close to what i like to work in an ancillary or peripheral business. it would be a business like ours, hydroponic technologies or a legal firm or something else. gerri: insurance, lawyers, they come and play here, too, right? >> that's exactly ght. pretty much any ancillary business pc surrounding any other commodity is beginning to emerge around us. gerri: all right. 500 of 3000 medical marijuana dispensaries have shut down this year. so it seems to me at the end of the day, it might not be that safe of investment. >> you you definitely have to take into consideration the political risks. when you're making a judgment of whether or not you want to invest in this industry co
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